selfie, new instances
should mention i'm looking for low hornt/kink levels because trauma
wow... i just realised that "taxation is theft" totally begs the question!
the same system that imposes taxes defines property laws. they're indivisible. there *are* no "natural" property laws or rights outside of that - other than "i have a gun; this is now mine; go away". which only becomes theft once a (fair!) legal system assumes authority over both parties, as many many defeated, displaced civilisations and individuals have discovered to their cost... and it's by that same authority that taxes are raised
seriously, this was a major moment of enlightement for me. thunder clapped & a light shone from the heavens & everything ;-)
Finished the Laika print I set out to do this morning.
Today it was 61 years since she was shot into space, the first animal ever in orbit.
Born in the gutter, died among the stars.
If anyone is looking for a good intro to modern (ish) philosophy, give these Rick Roderick lectures a go. A West Texan fellow, I recently discovered him, only to find out he died in 2002. Beautiful speaker, if a little old-school.
Here's a juicy one to start out - one of his later video lectures on Foucault.
Audio recordings of his lectures available for download here:
@adelheid and a poet:
I think that I shall never see
A graph more lovely than a tree.
A tree whose crucial property
Is loop-free connectivity.
A tree which must be sure to span
So packets can reach every LAN.
First the root must be selected.
By ID it is elected.
Least cost paths from root are traced.
In the tree these paths are placed.
A mesh is made by folks like me
Then bridges find a spanning tree."
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